Social Meditation: Leading with Being

with Shastri Nick Kranz

December 7th—December 9th

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  • $175 Program Price
  • $200 Patron Price
  • Generosity Policy
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Room: Main Shrine Room

The foundation of enlightened society is being unashamed of who you are. This weekend intensive will be an exploration in co-creating enlightened culture through the practice of social meditation, a way to experience meditation as a form of cultural interaction, which allows us to experience our individual and collective goodness.

Social Meditation is a practice developed by Shastri Nick Kranz. It is a group practice that explores creating a culture of authenticity and nowness, by bringing our meditative awareness into social interaction we listen and speak from our present moment experience.

There will be sitting meditation and social meditation interspersed during the weekend along with talks and experiential exercises.

Who should attend? This program is designed for anyone who would like to bring the view of meditation further into their daily life, as well those wishing to develop leadership skills and learn practices to foster enlightened culture in their communities.


Social Meditation:Leading with Being Schedule

Friday evening

7:00  Registration for the weekend (Friday open to the public) 

7:30  Talk


 9:00  Sitting, director gives Social meditation instruction 

 12:00  lunch at the center

 1:00  Optional outdoor walks 

 1:30  Sitting/Social Meditation

 4:00  Tea 

 4:30  Sitting / Social meditation

 5:00  Talk


 9:00  Sitting/Social Meditation

12:00  Lunch 

1:30  Sitting 

3:00 Talk



Shastri Nick Kranz has been a student of Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche since 1997. He has developed an approach to cultural transformation with the practice of Social Meditation, and worked with Leadership development in the Shambhala community for the last decade. He is interested in the manifestation of enlightened society on the spot. Learn more at